United Ground Express ramps up its presence in other US airports with new job postings.
United Airlines continues to make improvement in its effort to attract passengers. In the last post, we highlighted some of the behind the scenes changes (News – October 28, 2015). Today, we will focus on the catering, cabin upgrades and other operational changes that are being rolled out.
United Airlines have been going through a lot of changes as of late. While Oscar Munoz was taking steps to rebuild relationships with unions, passengers and staff, he suffered a heart attack and is recovering (News – October 16, 2015).
Headquartered in San Francisco SFO), Virgin America (VX) is the brainchild of Sir Richard Branson who wanted to create a stylish airline providing point to point long-haul service to major North American cities. It is classified as a low cost carrier with a more full service feel.
Experience The Skies wishes all the readers a Happy New Year. We can’t wait to publish more stories, insights and adventures in the year ahead. Here are the 5 stories for 2014:
Tokyo As A Mini Hub
Both United Airlines (IATA Airline Code – UA) and Delta Air Lines (DL) (through the acquisition from Northwest Airlines (NW)) have secondary hubs in Narita International Airport (IATA Airport Code – NRT) in Tokyo, Japan. UA operates an additional one at Guam International Airport (GUM).
Less than 10 years ago, it was common to see United and Delta operating many larger aircrafts like the 747-400 from Tokyo to other Asian cities so that they would be utilized more efficiently. However, is current operating conditions favorable to continue this practice? We will explore Tokyo as a hub in the following insight with focus on how United and Delta manage its operations.
Following the Etihad Airways (IATA Airline Code – EY) Premium Airline Partner program announcement on October 8, 2014. Air Berlin (AB) announced today that it will be moving its Milan operations from Malpensa (IATA Airport Code – MXP) to Linate (LIN) as at October 26, 2014.